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Basic Personal Injury Settlement Breakdown: How Much Goes in My Pocket?

How much money goes into your pocket from a personal injury settlement depends on how much you receive for your claim. It also depends on the costs and fees that must be paid from the settlement proceeds before you receive any money from the settlement.  Before discussing the amounts deducted from your personal injury settlement, […]

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What Happens if You Are Sued After Causing a Collision in Florida?

Car accident claims in Florida are handled differently from cases in other states. That is because Florida is a no-fault insurance state for automobile accidents. You begin by filing a claim with your PIP provider. However, you could be sued after causing a collision in Florida if the victim sustains a serious injury. If that […]

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Should I Hire a Lawyer After a Minor Car Accident in Jacksonville?

No one ever gets into a car thinking they will be involved in an accident. Unfortunately, thousands of car crashes occur each day. The FLHSMV reports 401,076 traffic crashes in 2021 throughout Florida.  Some car accidents cause catastrophic injuries that could result in permanent impairments and significant economic damages. However, other car crashes are “fender […]

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Is Flying Safer than Driving?

There are no forms of transportation that are 100% safe. No matter how you choose to get from point A to point B, there will always be a risk of suffering an injury or perishing in the accident.  However, some forms of transportation are safer than others. Take two of the most popular forms of […]

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What You Need to Know About Florida’s DUI Laws and Penalties

Florida has a relatively good record for drunk and drugged driving. It only ranks 37th in drunk driving fatalities and 47th in DUI arrests. This might seem surprising, given that Florida gets more tourists every year than any state except California. Part of the reason for Florida’s record may come from its strict DUI laws […]

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Understanding Assumption of Risk

The “assumption of risk” defense is used in some personal injury cases. The at-fault party alleges you understand you could be injured if you continued with a specific activity or conduct. Therefore, it is not responsible for your damages because you “assumed the risk” by voluntarily continuing despite your knowledge of the risk. For example, […]

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Florida Statute Makes Windshield Repairs Free

The last thing you expect is to come out of work or your house to find a broken or cracked windshield. Cracked and damaged windshields can be dangerous. They can also be expensive to repair. Your vehicle’s windshield can crack, chip, or break for many reasons. A vehicle in front of you could throw a […]

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Florida Car and Booster Seat Laws

Child car seats and booster seats reduce the risk of serious injury or death in a car accident by as much as 80%. This risk reduction could have a significant impact if all parents followed the car seat and booster seat laws. In 2020, almost 150,000 children were injured in car accidents, and an estimated […]

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How to Obtain a Car Accident Report in Jacksonville, FL

In Florida, you must contact the police after an accident that involves injury, death, or more than $500 in property damage. The responding officers will investigate the car accident and produce a crash report. This crash report could provide important information to support your injury claim. It will describe the accident and your injuries to […]

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Why Do Rear-End Collisions Happen and Who’s to Blame?

If you have ever been involved in a rear-end collision, you know how jarring it can be. One moment you are comfortably sitting in your vehicle. The next moment, without any warning, you are being thrown against your seat belt with unexpected force. It is a scary type of accident that is way too common. […]

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